Association for Practical and Professional Ethics

Twenty-sixth Annual International Conference

Westin Dallas Park Central, Dallas, Texas

 February 23 through 26, 2017

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Moral Theory Program Track Announcement

 

Due to low submissions in Moral Theory for the 2017 Conference, there is not a track listing, this year.

 

Below is the preliminary schedule for the Moral Theory Track.  Please, verify sessions and times with the official 2016 APPE Annual Conference Program before attending sessions.

Some presentations may be listed in more than one track, based on the abstract/paper that was submitted. 

Thursday, February 18, 2016

4:15 pm

“Thinking About Bias”

Lisa Kretz, Philosophy, University of Evansville

 

“Ethics, Meaning and Career Choice”

John Uglietta, Philosophy, Grand Valley State University

 

5:30 pm

“Contemplating Compassion: The Practice of Contemplation/Mindfulness in the Formation of 'Unity of Self in Union with Others'”

Karen L. Spear, Center for Organizational Ethics, Marian University

 

Friday, February 19, 2016 

8:15 am

“Parental Wisdom”

Sonya Charles, Philosophy and Comparative Religion, Cleveland State University

 

9:45 am

“The Duty to Assist, Political Feasibility, and Global Climate Change”

Sarah Kenehan, Philosophy, Marywood University

 

1:30 pm

“When the Arrow Came before the Trolley: Jewish Aspects of the Trolley Problem”

Tsuriel Rashi, Jerusalem Center for Ethics, Bar-Ilan University

 

“On the Assumption that Agents Own Their Actions”

Astrid Vicas, Philosophy, Theology, and Religion, Saint Leo University

 

Authors Meet the Commentators

Developing Moral Sensitivity

Deborah Mower, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Youngstown State University

Phyllis Vandenberg, Philosophy, Grand Valley State University

Alan A. Preti, Institute for Ethical Leadership and Social Responsibility, Rosemont College

Elaine E. Englehardt, Center for the Study of Ethics, Utah Valley University

Michael S. Pritchard, Center for the Study of Ethics in Society, Western Michigan University

Commentators:

Jeff Byrnes, Philosophy, Grand Valley State University

Earl Spurgin, Philosopohy, John Carroll University

Sharon Stringer, Psychology, Youngstown State University

 

3:15 pm

“Reshaping Our Understanding of Morality in Light of the New Findings in the Human Sciences”

Matthew W. Keefer, Educational Psychology Research and Evaluation, University of Missouri, St. Louis

 

“Impartiality or Oikeiôsis? Two Models of Universal Beneficence”

Landon Frim, Philosophy, St. Joseph's College - New York

 

Saturday, February 20, 2016

8:00 am

“Vicarious Apologies as Moral Repair”

Andrew I. Cohen, Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics, Georgia State University

 

9:45 am

“Teaching Ethical Reasoning: Incorporating Context and Moral Remainder”

Christopher Meyers, Kegley Institute of Ethics, California State University, Bakersfield

 

12:00 Noon

Lunch with an Author

Developing Moral Sensitivity

Deborah Mower, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Youngstown State University

Phyllis Vandenberg, Philosophy, Grand Valley State University

 

1:30 pm

Panel:

Teaching Ethical Reasoning: Incorporating Context and Moral Remainder

Glenn Miller, Philosophy, Texas A&M University

Christopher Meyers, Kegley Institute of Ethics, California State University, Bakersfield

Peter Tan, Philosophy, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles

Wanda Teays (Chair), Philosophy, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles

 

3:30 pm

Panel:

Human Nature and its Implications for Ethics and Education

Josina Makau (Co-Chiar), Humanities and Communication, California State University, Monterey Bay

Darcia Narvaez (Co-Chair), Psychology, University of Notre Dame

Deni Elliott, Journalism and Media Studies, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg

Elaine Englehardt, Center for the Study of Ethics, Utah Valley University

Michael S. Pritchard, Center for the Study of Ethics in Society, Western Michigan University

 

If you are not currently a part of the APPE Listserv and would like to be, please contact the APPE Office at appe@indiana.edu.

 

The APPE International Conference is open to the public.

Registration is required to attend this event. 

Please contact the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics for additional information: appe@indiana.edu or 812-855-6450

 

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Important Deadlines

  • November 28 End of Early Bird Registration
  • December     Notification of Program Presenters
  • January 9      Deadline for Audio Visual Request Forms
  • January 9    National IEB Team Registration ends
  • January 20    Publisher Ads deadline
  • January 23    End of On-Time Registration
  • February 1    Hotel Reservations deadline
  • February 6   Meal Reservations with Payment deadline